On 12th October this year, the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine and Nutrigenomics at Medical University - Varna welcomed its guest Prof. Vaclav Paches, DSc, from the Czech Republic.
Prof. Paches is a Professor of Biochemistry, elected President of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) from 2016. He is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), President of the Czech Academy of Sciences (2005-2009) and director of the Institute of Molecular Genetics (1999-2005).
The problems of research project funding in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic were discussed at the meeting. Another important topic of the discussions was the exchange of scientists between Medical University - Varna and the Institute of Molecular Genetics at the Czech Academy of Sciences.